TF1, the biggest French television channel has started a new service: DreamTV, television based on ADSL technology! They started a beta-test of this service with ~200 homes near Paris.
In the category “Don’t try this at home”, a friend allows me to use this picture as a good example of colocation nightmare! I imagine the on-duty engineer in front is this rack with his mobile: “Could you repeat please? Which one?” “Ahhhh, the yellow one!” “…”
Are you looking for new challenges in Quake? Find them on IRC! Quakenet is the biggest network of IRC servers dedicated to the well-known game with approximatively 150K players online worldwide. Quakenet has online statistics about their main servers: http://mrtg.quakenet.org/quakenet.org.html.
I maintain a service of free Unix shell accounts (www.rootshell.be) where (almost 😉 everybody can get a free account. I always ask to give some reason why they need a free shell.
While browsing the Google Usenet news archive, I found the following article:
Why is my Internet connection so slow? Compare!
Everybody knows and uses the acronym “O.K.” several times a day. But, where’s the origin of those two well-know letters?
Yesterday, we received from one of our carriers (called “xxxxxxx” 😉 a notification for a maintenance on a STM1 scheduled for today at 11:00.
Today, it’s my job birthday! Seven (!) years of good services at a Belgian ISP.
There is now weather forecasts (and current) available for Brussels, Belgium. Still deploying the future interface. Be patient! 🙂